Flocking without moving

Nonmutual torques and the unimportance of motility for long-range order in two-dimensional flocks
Authors: Lokrshi Prawar Dadhichi, Jitendra Kethapelli, Rahul Chajwa, Sriram Ramaswamy, and Ananyo Maitra
Phys. Rev. E 101, 052601 (2020); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.101.052601

Recommended with a commentary by Alexandre Solon, Sorbonne Université and CNRS
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A gate-tunable moiré Kondo lattice

Gate-tunable heavy fermions in a moiré Kondo lattice
Authors: Wenjin Zhao, Bowen Shen, Zui Tao, Zhongdong Han, Kaifei Kang, Kenji Watanabe, Takashi Taniguchi, Kin Fai Mak, and Jie Shan
arXiv:2211.00263; DOI: 10.48550/arXiv.2211.00263

Recommended with a commentary by T. Senthil, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Machine Learning aids Human Intelligence to understand glasses

1. Finding two-level systems in glasses through machine learning
Authors: Simone Ciarella, Dmytro Khomenko, Ludovic Berthier, Felix C. Mocanu, David R. Reichman, Camille Scalliet, and Francesco Zamponi
arXiv:2212.05582; DOI: 10.48550/arXiv.2212.05582

2. Depletion of two-Level systems in ultrastable computer-generated glasses
Authors: Dmytro Khomenko, Camille Scalliet, Ludovic Berthier, David R. Reichman, and Francesco Zamponi
Phys. Rev. Lett. 124, 225901 (2020); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.124.225901

Recommended with a commentary by Chandra Varma, University of California
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A Holographic View Inside a MOS Capacitor

Extended Charge Layers in Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor Nanocapacitors Revealed by Operando Electron Holography
Authors: C. Gatel, R. Serra, K. Gruel, A. Masseboeuf, L. Chapuis, R. Cours, L. Zhang, B. Warot-Fonrose, and M. J. Hÿtch
Physical Review Letters 129, 137701 (2022); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.129.137701

Recommended with a commentary by Joe Checkelsky, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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The mystery of anomalously long-ranged screening in concentrated ionic systems

1. Ionic liquids behave as dilute electrolyte solutions
Authors: M. A. Gebbie, M. Valtiner, X. Banquy, E. T. Fox, W. A. Henderson, and J. N. Israelachvili
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A 110, 9674 (2013); DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1307871110

2. The electrostatic screening length in concentrated electrolytes increases with concentration
Authors: A. M. Smith, A. A. Lee, and S. Perkin
J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 7, 2157 (2016); DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.6b00867

3. Underscreening in concentrated electrolytes
Authors: A. A. Lee and C. S. Perez-Martinez and A. M. Smith, and S. Perkin
Faraday Discuss. 199, 239 (2017); DOI: 10.1039/C6FD00250A

Recommended with a commentary by Christian Holm, University of Stuttgart, and Svyatoslav Kondrat, University of Stuttgart and Polish Academy of Sciences
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A Quantum-Inspired Algorithm for Solving Differential Equations

A Quantum Inspired Approach to Exploit Turbulence Structures
Authors: Nikita Gourianov, Michael Lubasch, Sergey Dolgov, Quincy Y. van den Berg, Hessam Babaee, Peyman Givi, Martin Kiffner, and Dieter Jaksch
Nature Computational Science 2, 30–37 (2022); DOI: 10.1038/s43588-021-00181-1

Recommended with a commentary by E. Miles Stoudenmire, Flatiron Institute
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Spin Liquids by Measurement Alone

1. Monitored Quantum Dynamics of the Kitaev Spin Liquid
Authors: Ali Lavasani, Zhu-Xi Luo, and Sagar Vijay
arXiv:2207.02877; DOI: 10.48550/arXiv.2207.02877

2. Topology, criticality, and dynamically generated qubits in a stochastic measurement-only Kitaev model
Authors: Adithya Sriram, Tibor Rakovsky, Vedika Khemani, and Matteo Ippoliti
arXiv:2207.07096; DOI: 10.48550/arXiv.2207.07096

Recommended with a commentary by Daniel Arovas, University of California, San Diego
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DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_October_2022_01

Anomalous quantum anomalous Hall effect

1. Experimental signature of the parity anomaly in a semi-magnetic topological insulator
Authors: M. Mogi, Y. Okamura, M. Kawamura, R. Yoshimi, K. Yasuda, A. Tsukazaki, K. S. Takahashi, T. Morimoto, N. Nagaosa, M. Kawasaki, Y. Takahashi, and Y. Tokura
Nature Physics 18, 390 (2022); DOI: 10.1038/s41567-021-01490-y

2. Half-quantized Hall effect and power law decay of edge-current distribution
Authors: J.-Y. Zou, B. Fu, H.-W. Wang, Z.-A. Hu, and S.-Q. Shen
Phys. Rev. B 105, L201106 (2022); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.105.L201106

Recommended with a commentary by Carlo Beenakker, Instituut-Lorentz, Leiden University
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The Corbino Paradox for Hydrodynamic Electrons

1. Freely Flowing Currents and Electric Field Expulsion in Viscous Electronics
Authors: Michael Shavit, Andrey Shytov, and Gregory Falkovich
Phys. Rev. Lett. 123, 026801 (2019); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.123.026801

2. Imaging hydrodynamic electrons flowing without Landauer–Sharvin resistance
Authors: C. Kumar, J. Birkbeck, J. A. Sulpizio, D. Perello, T. Taniguchi, K. Watanabe, O. Reuven, T. Scaffidi, Ady Stern, A. K. Geim, and S. Ilani
Nature 609, 276 (2022); DOI: 10.1038/s41586-022-05002-7

3. Spread and erase – How electron hydrodynamics can eliminate the Landauer-Sharvin resistance
Authors: Ady Stern, Thomas Scaffidi, Oren Reuven, Chandan Kumar, John Birkbeck, and Shahal Ilani
arXiv: 2110.15369 (2021); DOI: 10.48550/arXiv.2110.15369

Recommended with a commentary by Aaron Hui and Brian Skinner, Ohio State University
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Reproducible, quantum anomalous Hall effect in a TMD moiré bilayer

Quantum anomalous Hall effect from intertwined moiré bands
Authors: Tingxin Li, Shengwei Jiang, Bowen Shen, Yang Zhang, Lizhong Li, Zui Tao, Trithep Devakul, Kenji Watanabe, Takashi Taniguchi, Liang Fu, Jie Shan, and Kin Fai Mak
Nature 600, 641 (2021); DOI: 10.1038/s41586-021-04171-1

Recommended with a commentary by Steven A. Kivelson, Stanford University
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DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_September_2022_02

Tangled balls of RNA

1. RNA phase transitions in repeat expansion disorders
Authors: A. Jain and R. D. Vale
Nature 546, 243–247 (2017); DOI: 10.1038/nature22386

2. Condensates in RNA repeat sequences are heterogeneously organized and exhibit reptation dynamics
Authors: H. T. Nguyen, N. Hori, and D. Thirumalai
Nature Chemistry 14, 775–785 (2022); DOI: 10.1038/s41557-022-00934-z

Recommended with a commentary by Omar A. Saleh, University of California, Santa Barbara
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Why aren’t there any (normal) liquids much less viscous than water?

Minimal quantum viscosity from fundamental physical constants
Authors: K. Trachenko and V. V. Brazhkin
Science Advances, 6, eaba 3747 (2020); DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aba3747

Recommended with a commentary by Alexander Y. Grosberg, New York University
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Entanglement measure for Kondo spin at finite temperatures

Universal Thermal Entanglement of Multichannel Kondo Effects
Authors: Donghoon Kim, Jeongmin Shim, and H.-S. Sim
Phys. Rev. Lett. 127, 226801 (2021); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.127.226801

Recommended with a commentary by Masaki Oshikawa, University of Tokyo
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Conspiracies of clicks can change critical correlations

Measurements conspire nonlocally to restructure critical quantum states
Authors: Samuel J. Garratt, Zack Weinstein, and Ehud Altman
arXiv:2207.09476; DOI: 10.48550/arXiv.2207.09476

Recommended with a commentary by S. A. Parameswaran, University of Oxford
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What can we learn from the reported discovery of Majorana states?

InAs-Al Hybrid Devices Passing the Topological Gap Protocol
Authors: Microsoft Quantum
arXiv:2207.02472v2; DOI: 10.48550/arXiv.2207.02472

Recommended with a commentary by Anton Akhmerov, Delft University of Technology
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A New Twist on High-Tc Superconductivity

1. Twisted van der Waals Josephson Junction Based on a High-Tc Superconductor
Authors: Jongyun Lee, Wonjun Lee, Gi-Yeop Kim, Yong-Bin Choi, Jinho Park, Seong Jang, Genda Gu, Si-Young Choi, Gil Young Cho, Gil-Ho Lee, and Hu-Jong Lee
Nano Lett. 2021, 21, 10469-10477; DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.1c03906

2. Emergent Interfacial Superconductivity between Twisted Cuprate Superconductors
Authors: S. Y. Frank Zhao, Nicola Poccia, Xiaomeng Cui, Pavel A. Volkov, Hyobin Yoo, Rebecca Engelke, Yuval Ronen, Ruidan Zhong, Genda Gu, Stephan Plugge, Tarun Tummuru, Marcel Franz, Jedediah H. Pixley, and Philip Kim
arXiv:2108.13455; DOI: 10.48550/arXiv.2108.13455

3. Doping a moiré Mott insulator: A tJ model study of twisted cuprates
Authors: Xue-Yang Song , Ya-Hui Zhang, and Ashvin Vishwanath
Phys. Rev. B 105, L201102 (2022); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.105.L201102

Recommended with a commentary by Leonid I. Glazman, Yale University
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Flying with q directions: Consequences on flocking transition

Susceptibility of Polar Flocks to Spatial Anisotropy
Authors: Alexandre Solon, Hugues Chaté, John Toner, and Julien Tailleur
Phys. Rev. Lett. 128, 208004 (2022); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.128.208004

Recommended with a commentary by Étienne Fodor and Alessandro Manacorda , University of Luxembourg
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UTe2: A new Topological Superconductor?

1. Nearly ferromagnetic spin-triplet superconductivity
Authors: S. Ran, C. Eckberg, Q-P. Ding, Y. Furukawa, T. Metz, S. R. Saha, I-L Liu, M. Zic, H. Kim, J-P. Paglione, and N. P. Butch
Science, 6454, 365 (2019); DOI: 10.1126/science.aav8645

2. Chiral superconductivity in heavy-fermion metal UTe2
Authors: L. Jiao, S. Howard, S. Ran, Z. Wang, J. O. Rodriguez, M. Sigrist, Z. Wang, N. P. Butch, and V. Madhavan
Nature, 579 , 523 (2020); DOI: 10.1038/s41586-020-2122-2

3. Multicomponent superconducting order parameter in UTe2
Authors: I. M. Hayes, D. S. Wei, T. Metz, J. Zhang, Y. S. Eo, S. Ran, S. R. Saha, J. Collini, N. P. Butch, D. F. Agterberg, A. Kapitulnik, and J. Paglione
Science 373, 797–801 (2021); DOI: 10.1126/science.abb0272

Recommended with a commentary by Piers Coleman and Tamaghna Hazra , Rutgers University
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Bringing balance to the (osmotic) force

1. Balance of osmotic pressures determines the nuclear-to-cytoplasmic volume ratio of the cell
Authors: Dan Deviri and Samuel A. Safran
PNAS, 119(21) e2118301119 (2022); DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2118301119

2. Control of nuclear size by osmotic forces in Schizosaccharomyces pombe
Authors: Joël Lemière, Paula Real-Calderon, Liam J. Holt, Thomas G. Fai, and Fred Chang
bioRxiv; DOI: 10.1101/2021.12.05.471221

Recommended with a commentary by Ajay Gopinathan, University of California, Merced
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Learning from memories of quantum states

Quantum advantage in learning from experiments
Authors: Hsin-Yuan Huang, Michael Broughton, Jordan Cotler, Sitan Chen, Jerry Li, Masoud Mohseni, Hartmut Neven, Ryan Babbush, Richard Kueng, John Preskill, and Jarrod R. McClean
arXiv:2112.00778; DOI: 10.48550/arXiv.2112.00778

Recommended with a commentary by Ehud Altman, UC Berkeley
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DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_May_2022_01